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    The African American Experience: Nourishing the Soul Through Music and Food

    Presented by Historic New England and Museum of African American History: Boston Campus

    February 2, 2015

    Celebrate black history through musical performances, a panel discussion, and food tastings. Explore the journey of the estimated 12.5 million enslaved Africans to the New World and its continued influence on our culture today. Presented by the Boston African American National Historic Site, Congregational Library & Archives, Historic New England, and the Museum of African American History.The ...more


    Free WGBH Studio Tours

    Presented by WGBH at WGBH, Boston

    February 9, 2010 - Ongoing

    Go behind the scenes for a free 45-minute tour of WGBH's all-digital studios at One Guest Street in Boston's Brighton neighborhood.


    JFK Election Victory 1960: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary

    Presented by John F. Kennedy Presidental Library at John F. Kennedy Presidental Library and Museum, Boston

    October 29, 2010 - Ongoing

    Tour the Museum at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and relive the powerful story of the Kennedy years. In our three theaters, period settings, and 25 dramatic multimedia exhibits, you...more

    Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam

    Presented by Poetry Jam

    February 13, 2011 - Ongoing

    Every Sunday with a Poetry Slam co-hosted by Joyce Cunha and Jeff Robinson starting at 7:30pm and a Featured Poet and Open Mic accompanied by the Jeff Robinson Trio starting at 9:00pm –...more

    Jad Abumrad

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    May 9, 2015

    TCo-host of Radiolab, one of the most popular public radio programs around, Jad Abumrad is also trained in creative writing and music composition and a 2011 MacArthur Fellow (the “Genius...more

    Daniel Boyarin: The Language of Divinity Speaker Series

    Presented by The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    April 30, 2015

    Daniel Boyarin (Taubman Professor of Talmudic Culture, Departments of Near Eastern Studies and Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley) is a historian of religion and Talmudic culture whose...more

    Adi Ophir: "Gentile Troubles: Saint Paul, the Rabbis, and Us"

    Presented by The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    April 28, 2015

    This paper will consider the history of the gentile or "goy," the Jew's "other." Although quite famous, among Jews and Christians at least, this figure has received little...more

    Apocalyptic and Gratuitous Hatreds: A Medievalist looks at the revival of Jew Hatred in the 21st

    Presented by The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    April 16, 2015

    "Apocalyptic and Gratuitous Hatreds: A Medievalist looks at the revival of Jew Hatred in the 21st Century"

     

    Professor Landes (History) will discuss the historical...more

    Dawids Return: Journey of an African Bushman

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    April 16, 2015

    In 2011, Patrician Glyn set off for the Kalahari, to find traces of a long-dead Bushman by the name of Makai Kruiper, a legendary mystic, hunter and healer who roamed ‘The Thirst Land’...more

    What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow with Kyle Athayde Dance Party

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    April 10, 2015

    Considered among the greatest American composers in any genre, Duke Ellington’s work looms large on the cultural landscape. In this performance, Ron Kapilow shines the What Makes it...more

    Stephen Dubner

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    April 7, 2015

    An award-winning author, journalist, and radio and TV personality, Stephen J. Dubner is best-known as co-author of the books Freakonomics, SuperFreakonomics, and Think Like a Freak....more

    The Bow Makers Dilemma

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    April 2, 2015

    The case against ivory and the search for Pernambuco
     

    Location: Shalin Liu Performance Center Reception Hall
     


    Opera Night at the BPL: Feminine Vengeance: Opera's Unforgettable Leading Ladies

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) and Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library, Abbey Room, Boston

    April 1, 2015

    Opera Night at the Boston Public Library
    A series of one-hour presentations through the season that feature interviews, lectures, and mini-performances highlighting...more

    Jean and Henry Stone Memorial Lecture: What is with the Weather?

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick

    March 29, 2015

    We are living in a time of weather weirding: huge daily temperature swings, record high winds, extreme drought, 24-hour record rainfalls, tornadoes, massive typhoons and hurricanes and all time...more

    AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20 & 21st Centuries & The Boston Print Fair

    Presented by Fusco & Four at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    March 26 - March 29, 2015

    8th Annual AD20/21 and The Boston Print Fair March 26-29, 2015
    The 4-Day Show is the Culminating Event in Boston Design Week
    AD20/21 Lifetime Achievement Award...more

    Go Wild! Connecting Kids with Nature

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    March 28, 2015

     Connecting people, especially children, with nature is crucial to their health and the health of places they call home. In the age of Google and iPhones, however, finding a balance between...more

    Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Huma Bhabha

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts

    March 25, 2015

    Sculptor, Huma Bhabha (Karachi, Pakistan), pushes the limits of human figuration with sculptures of grotesque dignity. Her figures are powerful metaphors for the global citizen: precarious,...more

    Olga Litvak: "Zionism Before Herzl: The Religious Origins of Modern Jewish Political Culture"

    Presented by The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    March 24, 2015

    Professor Litvak will address the conceptual difficulties involved in segregating Jewish politics from Jewish piety and present the implications of her own findings for a new approach to the...more

    Evolution Matters Lecture Series. : Written in Stone-Reading Earth’s Library of Planetary History

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    March 24, 2015

     We live on a mature planet shaped by four billion years of evolution and environmental change. But what was Earth like in its youth and adolescence? To find out, Harvard Professor of Natural...more

    Arts and Crafts Architecture: History and Heritage in New England

    Presented by Boston Athenæum at Boston Athenæum, Boston

    March 23, 2015

    Anyone who has spent time in New England will recognize the century-old buildings that Maureen Meister will discuss in a slide lecture based upon her new book—the first comprehensive study...more

    The Wilderness of Ruin: A Tale of Madness, Boston's Great Fire, and the Hunt for America's Youngest Serial Killer

    Presented by Boston Athenæum at Boston Athenæum, Boston

    March 19, 2015

    In the early 1870s, local children begin disappearing from the working class neighborhoods of Boston. Several return home bloody and bruised after being tortured, while others never came back....more

    Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Mickalene Thomas in Conversation with Anna Stothart

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Morse Auditorium, Boston

    March 16, 2015

    New York-based artist Mickalene Thomas in conversation with Anna Stothart, assistant curator at The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Thomas’ portraits of black women and studies of...more

    National Evening of Science on Screen: ARSENIC AND OLD LACE

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    March 16, 2015

    Cary Grant stars in this dark comedy about a newly-married theater critic who discovers that his beloved spinster aunts have been poisoning lonely old men.

    Based on the...more

    Recovering from Brain Injury: A Poetry Reading by Catherine Morocco

    Presented by Lexington Community Education at Lexington Depot, Lexington

    March 15, 2015

     "Moon without Craters or Shadows is, "a remarkable documentation of the experience of and recovery from two brain surgeries...it sizzles with perception, imagery and vision. It is...more

    Author Charles Johnson Talk & Book Signing for His New Book 'Ice Ship'

    Presented by Falmouth Historical Society

    March 14, 2015

    Please join us for a talk and slide presentation by Charles Johnson for his new book Ice Ship, the story of the extraordinary ship, the Fram. The book follows the ship from...more

    Travel & Taste Brazil: The Pantanal, a Wetland Wonderland

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    March 12, 2015

    The Pantanal, one of the world's largest wetlands, is about 10 times the size of the Everglades and one of the most pristine and biologically rich environments on the planet. During the rainy...more

    From the Pyramids to the Projects: Poet Askia M. Touré

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus at Museum of African American History, Boston Campus, Boston

    March 12, 2015

    A lifelong interest in the history of Africa inspired Askia M. Touré to use his work to restore the lost heritage of African American people. The award-winning poet, author,...more

    Blood on the Bayou: Vicksburg, Port Hudson, and the Trans-Mississippi

    Presented by Boston Athenæum at Boston Athenæum, Boston

    March 10, 2015

    Blood on the Bayou: Vicksburg, Port Hudson, and the Trans-Mississippi takes a well-known story of the struggle for control of the Mississippi River in the American Civil War, and...more

    North America's Shale Gas Resources; Energy and Environmental Perspectives

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    March 10, 2015

    Over the last decade, natural gas extracted from shale rock formations (shale gas) has become an important source of energy in North America. These abundant natural gas resources offer tremendous...more

    Boston Sea Rovers Show

    Presented by Boston Sea Rovers

    March 7 - March 8, 2015

    Love the ocean? Enjoy traveling, diving or snorkeling, marine wildlife or photography? The Boston Sea Rovers 61st Annual International Clinic, March 7-8, is for divers and non-divers alike and...more

    Boston Sea Rovers Saturday Evening Film Festival

    Presented by Boston Sea Rovers

    March 7, 2015

    The Boston Sea Rovers world renowned Saturday Evening Film Festival is one of the most prestigious in the underwater world. It will be hosted by great white shark researcher and Discovery Channel...more

    MassArt's Bakalar & Paine Galleries Present The 20th Anniversary Adderley Lecture Ft. Wangechi Mut

    Presented by MassArt at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Tower Auditorium, Boston

    March 3, 2015

     Massachusetts College of Art and Design, the nation's first and only public college of art in the country, today announced that contemporary African artist Wangechi Mutu will deliver the...more

    Artist Talk - Gabriel Martinez

    Presented by Tufts University Art Gallery at Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford

    March 3, 2015

     GABRIEL MARTINEZ, A CUBAN-AMERICAN NATIVE OF MIAMI, FLORIDA, WORKS PRIMARILY WITH PHOTOGRAPHY, PERFORMANCE AND INSTALLATION. ALTHOUGH MANY OF HIS PROJECTS HAVE BEEN MOTIVATED BY THE THEMES...more

    Neil Gillman: "My Personal Theological Journey: Believing and its Tensions" (The Leo Trepp Lecture)

    Presented by The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    March 2, 2015

    In our second annual Leo Trepp Lecture, Dr. Neil Gillman, Professor Emeritus of Jewish Philosophy at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York and a leading Conservative theologian,...more

    The Oldest Living Things in the World

    Presented by Arnold Arboretum at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston

    March 2, 2015

    Since 2004 Rachel Sussman has been researching, working with biologists, and traveling the world to photograph continuously living organisms 2,000 years old and older. Her work spans disciplines,...more

    Beyond Bubbie's Kitchen

    Presented by New Center For Arts & Culture

    March 1, 2015

    Join us for the sixth annual Beyond Bubbie's Kitchen as Boston's top chefs create modern twists on traditional Jewish food.


    The Many Faces of Arnold Schoenberg

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    March 1, 2015

    Arnold Schoenberg has been a controversial figure in the history of Western music, but he is one of the most influential and intriguing musicians of the last century. In this lecture/recital, Dr....more

    African-American Patriots Tour

    Presented by Freedom Trail Foundation

    February 1 - February 28, 2015

    If 18th-century African-American patriot Crispus Attucks could tell you his life story and rebellion in pre-Revolutionary Boston, what would he say? Tales of intrigue and bravery, poetry and...more

    Curatorial Tour: 100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands Museum

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    February 28, 2015

     Join Fruitlands Curator Michael Volmar for an insider’s view of the centennial year exhibition, 100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands Museum. Showcasing some of the finest...more

    Travel & Taste South Africa: On Safari and off the Beaten Path

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    February 26, 2015

    South African safaris are famous for a spectacular array of wildlife that includes predators and prey, grazers, browsers, and scavengers. You probably know "the Big Five": lion, leopard,...more

    Killers of the King: The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles I

    Presented by Boston Athenæum at Boston Athenæum, Boston

    February 26, 2015

    Killers of the King tells the shocking stories—including the fascinating fates—of the 59 men who signed the death warrant of Charles I of England in 1649. This act not only...more

    A CITY OF VILLAGES—THE 2015 NEWTON HISTORY SERIES

    Presented by Historic Newton and Newton Free Library at Newton Free Library, Newton

    February 26, 2015

    Thursday, February 26, 7:00 PM
    A CITY OF VILLAGES—THE 2015 NEWTON HISTORY SERIES
    Newton Corner: Newton’s First Village

    Newton’s main village...more

    Bill Brett Retrospective, Lecture, and Signing

    Presented by New England Mobile Book Fair

    February 25, 2015

    At 6:30 PM on Wednesday, February 25th we will be celebrating Boston by hosting a retrospective of Bill Brett's unparalleled career as Boston's preeminent photographer. He...more

    Opera Night at the BPL: Musical Nationalism and Folklore in Opera

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) and Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library, Abbey Room, Boston

    February 24, 2015

    Themes of nationalism, folklore, and folk music weave a rich musical texture with a deeply moving storyline to make Kátya Kabanová one of Janácek’s most...more

    Our Mathematical Universe: The Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality

    Presented by Lexington Community Education at Lexington Depot, Lexington

    February 24, 2015

    This evening, MIT professor and author of Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality, Max Tegmark will lead us on an astonishing journey through past, present...more

    Evolution Matters Series: Natural History Collections and Evolution

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    February 24, 2015

     Billions of plant and animal specimens are found in natural history collections around the world. The result of nearly 250 years of scientific investigation, discovery, and inventory of...more

    Medical Halacha and Rabbinic Responsa in the Ghettos and Camps During the Holocaust

    Presented by The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    February 24, 2015

    Before the Holocaust, an estimated fifty percent of Eastern European Jewry strictly observed Halacha, the Jewish laws covering nearly every aspect of life. Historically, when rabbis have been...more

    Signature Series at the MFA: The Artist Sings

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    February 22, 2015

    Opera is full of malevolent villains, passionate lovers, and intrepid warriors, but it is also animated by a fascinating collection of working artists—composers, painters like Cavaradossi,...more

    The Origins of Maya Civilization: New Insights from Ceibal

    Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology and Museum of Science, Boston at Geological Lecture Hall, Cambridge

    February 19, 2015

    In the 1960s, Gordon Willey and a team of Harvard archaeologists led the investigation of Ceibal, a Maya site in Guatemala. Their research revealed that Ceibal was a very early settlement, one...more

    Building a Sustainable Worcester: Taking a Regional Food Hub from Vision to Reality

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    February 19, 2015

    As the sixth largest agricultural region in the country, Central Massachusetts is poised to play a big role in the distribution and processing of locally grown food. Embracing the region’s...more

    The Improbable Places Poetry Tour

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery

    February 19, 2015

     What's this tour all about? It's Montserrat College of Art's way of bringing together student writers, local poets, area businesses, and enthusiastic listeners to celebrate the...more

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